Event Information

2021 The LVVA Ice Fishing Derby will be going virtual, download the FishDonkey App and look us up.

January 29-31, 2021. 1pm on the 29th start time, end time of 3pm on the 31st.

*Bad ice date is February 19-21, same times.

All the rules of the derby will be in the FishDonkey App. The App automatically culls fish for you.

  • All fish must be caught on Bang’s Lake only. The FishDonkey App takes the photo, it is timestamped and GPS tells us your location.
  • Entrants must have valid Illinois fishing license.
  • As per ILDNR rules, this is a catch and release derby.
  • Fish will be judged by length only in 5 fish species categories, Largemouth Bass, Northern Pike, Crappie, Bluegill, and Perch.
  • The Organizers of LVVA retain the right to amend or insert rules up until the event.
  • Wauconda shanty fees are waived for the entire weekend if entered in the derby.
  • Snowmobiles must be registered and insured as per IL law.
  • ATV/UTV must be insured as per IL law.
  • Have fun and be safe!!

Disclaimer: You agree to hold harmless the owners of this property, its agents and employees, LVVA Ice Fishing Derby, its participants, volunteers, and organizers from any and all liabilities, damage, claims, suits, judgments, cost and expense arising out of any loss, damage, injury, or death to persons, property, or vehicles.